Mercy Flight drops in at BOCES for medical lessons

Flight Paramedic Bob Breese, left, and Flight Nurse Yuri Pashchuk talk to students at Oswego County BOCES about air medical transportation services and their role as part of Mercy Flight’s critical care response team.
Flight Paramedic Bob Breese, left, and Flight Nurse Yuri Pashchuk talk to students at Oswego County BOCES about air medical transportation services and their role as part of Mercy Flight’s critical care response team.

Submitted by Oswego County BOCES

Students from the Oswego County BOCES Public Safety and Justice program, Nursing Assistant program and the three New Visions programs participated in a ground school training session with Mercy Flight Central, a nonprofit air medical transportation service. Continue reading

Oswego Middle teacher chosen for LearnZillion honor

Dennis Pawlikowski is congratulated by Oswego Middle School Principal Mary Beth Fierro for his invitation and participation for the elite LearnZillion program.
Dennis Pawlikowski is congratulated by Oswego Middle School Principal Mary Beth Fierro for his invitation and participation for the elite LearnZillion program.

Dennis Pawlikowski, a math teacher at Oswego Middle School in the Oswego City School District, spent June 4-7 in New Orleans participating in TeachFest, a unique professional development event focused on creating high-quality Common Core curricular resources.  Continue reading

Rotary celebrates Top 100 at Oswego High School

A celebration of the academic success of the Oswego High School Top 100 was conducted recently at the OHS Dining Hall.Several students were participating in the event for every year they attended school. In front are  (Left to Right):  Tory Welsh, Madison Collins, Katelyn Clary, Erica Atkins, Nina Alcasid, Mallory Gordon, Elizabeth Baker and Kerrigan Cummins, Rotarian Sue Witmer and Board of Education member Thomas DeCastro. In back are Rotarian Dave Welsh, Superintendent of Schools Ben Halsey, Board of Education President Kathleen Allen, Courtney Johnson, Mitchell Schrader, Cassandra Hondro, Zachary Salvador, Bo Yang Li, Allison Mosier, Rotarian Terry Gorman Board of Education member Sam Tripp, Oswego High School Principal Brian Hartwell and Board of Education member Michael McLaughlin. (Board of Education member Lynda Sereno was also present).
A celebration of the academic success of the Oswego High School Top 100 was conducted recently at the OHS Dining Hall.Several students were participating in the event for every year they attended school. In front are (Left to Right): Tory Welsh, Madison Collins, Katelyn Clary, Erica Atkins, Nina Alcasid, Mallory Gordon, Elizabeth Baker and Kerrigan Cummins, Rotarian Sue Witmer and Board of Education member Thomas DeCastro. In back are Rotarian Dave Welsh, Superintendent of Schools Ben Halsey, Board of Education President Kathleen Allen, Courtney Johnson, Mitchell Schrader, Cassandra Hondro, Zachary Salvador, Bo Yang Li, Allison Mosier, Rotarian Terry Gorman Board of Education member Sam Tripp, Oswego High School Principal Brian Hartwell and Board of Education member Michael McLaughlin. (Board of Education member Lynda Sereno was also present).

For the 25th consecutive year, the Oswego High School Top 100 students have been  honored.

For a quarter of a century the Oswego Rotary Club has presented recognition to the Oswego High School academic elite. Nearly 400  people packed the Oswego High School Dining Hall for the annual “Top 100” dinner.  Continue reading

New Visions students graduate with career experience

Sandy Creek senior Freya Sergis accepts her certificate of completion from New Vision team member Linda Knowles during a reception at SUNY Oswego on Wednesday, June 11.
Sandy Creek senior Freya Sergis accepts her certificate of completion from New Visions team member Linda Knowles during a reception at SUNY Oswego on Wednesday, June 11.

Submitted by Oswego County BOCES

A crowd of teachers, administrators and family members filled the Sheldon Hall Ballroom to capacity Wednesday morning (June 11) to congratulate graduates of the Oswego County BOCES New Visions Program. Continue reading

Relatives come from far and wide to honor Moses Holden, Fulton ancestor

Several descendants of Fulton settler Moses Holden gathered at Mt. Adnah Cemetery June 14 to place a stone on Moses’ grave. Back row: Jim Horton and Penny Diaz; front row: Norah Royce, Gina Royce, Linda Lee Holden Sarat, Lori Holden, Ferran Diaz, Suzanne Holden Horton, unidentified little girl, Kathy Love and Terri Wood, holding her grandson Silas. Valley News photo by Ashley M. Casey
Several descendants of Fulton settler Moses Holden gathered at Mt. Adnah Cemetery June 14 to place a stone on Moses’ grave. Back row: Jim Horton and Penny Diaz; front row: Norah Royce, Gina Royce, Linda Lee Holden Sarat, Lori Holden, Ferran Diaz, Suzanne Holden Horton, unidentified little girl, Kathy Love and Terri Wood, holding her grandson Silas.
Valley News photo by Ashley M. Casey

By Ashley M. Casey

Several descendants of Fulton settler Moses Holden met face-to-face for the first time last Saturday at an event to honor their ancestor in Mt. Adnah Cemetery.  Continue reading

Vescio honored for Community Service

Vescio
Vescio

Carol Vescio of Fulton recently received the 2014 Community Service Award from Fulton Sunrise Rotary Club.

A Community Service Award is presented to a person in the community that the club feels has donated much of their time to various organizations and functions in the area.

Fulton Sunrise Rotary Club meets at 7 a.m. every Friday at Fulton’s Riverside Inn.

Quilt donated to local nursing home

Lauren D’Amico, Lona Liverman and Michelle Rodrigous show off a quilt they and others from Oswego Industries worked on at The Robin’s Nest Quilt Shop & More in Fulton. Robin Hall, owner of the shop, said participants in the life program at Oswego Industries worked to make the quilt which then was donated to a local nursing home. The participants made the quilt while taking classes twice a week with Hall and a staff person from Oswego Industries at the shop. They will continue clases and another quilt donation will be made in the community at a later date.
Lauren D’Amico, Lona Liverman and Michelle Rodrigous show off a quilt they and others from Oswego Industries worked on at The Robin’s Nest Quilt Shop & More in Fulton. Robin Hall, owner of the shop, said participants in the life program at Oswego Industries worked to make the quilt which then was donated to a local nursing home. The participants made the quilt while taking classes twice a week with Hall and a staff person from Oswego Industries at the shop. They will continue clases and another quilt donation will be made in the community at a later date.

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